Neighborhood Update: Tetherow

Neighborhood Update: Tetherow

Each Wednesday, the brokers in my Sotheby’s office gather together at our Old Mill location to talk real estate –- we share upcoming listings, discuss current market trends, review changes in our contract forms and generally exchange info. Recently, however, we headed...
Earth Day Event: Habitat’s Furniture Flip Returns

Earth Day Event: Habitat’s Furniture Flip Returns

Fans of the Bend Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore, take note: The third-annual Furniture Flip Design Challenge is just around the corner. Appropriately enough, the annual fund-raiser coincides with Earth Day: Saturday, April 22. And, no, that wasn’t a...
Lessons Learned at a Habitat Breakfast

Lessons Learned at a Habitat Breakfast

I recently attended the Bend Area Habitat for Humanity’s Build-It! Breakfast at the Riverhouse. The annual fund-raiser is designed to provide those curious about Habitat an opportunity to learn more about how the Bend-based branch of the national non-profit...
Good News for NorthWest Crossing Fans

Good News for NorthWest Crossing Fans

Fans of NorthWest Crossing will be happy to learn that Brooks Resources, the developers of the popular Bend community, have purchased an additional 245 acres. To do so, they’ve joined forces with Tennant Developments to form NWX2, LLC, the entity that purchased the...
Bend Tops New Forbes List

Bend Tops New Forbes List

Bend has made it to the top of another “Best of” list. This time, it’s Forbes’ recently released “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.” The reasons cited by Forbes? Bend has “the fastest job growth of any metro in the country in 2015 at 6.6 percent.” Forbes...
New Listing: Versatile Horse Property in Tumalo

New Listing: Versatile Horse Property in Tumalo

I just listed a special property in Tumalo that just might be the ideal setup for someone interested in running an agriculturally based business. The location, which has great visibility, couldn’t be better for that: It’s situated just west of Bend on...
The ReStore Furniture Flip Returns!

The ReStore Furniture Flip Returns!

I’m excited to once again be helping behind the scenes of the Bend Area Habitat ReStore’s Furniture Flip. This the second year for the fledgling fund-raiser, which benefits the Bend Area Habitat and its efforts to provide affordable home-ownership to...
The Bend UGB-Affordable Housing Connection

The Bend UGB-Affordable Housing Connection

In the increasingly common discussion about Bend’s affordable-housing crisis, one word is a constant. Three letters, actually: U-G-B. It stands for Urban Growth Boundary, and it’s a prime reason we’re in the mess we’re in right now. The truth is, when it comes to...